Stephen Schmid
Industry Growth Program Adviser | South Australia

Stephen Schmid is a consultant and leader in the science and technology field. He has worked with over 100 small businesses in the last 8 years, giving tailored advice and mentoring support through Australian Government grant programs. 

Stephen has experience in: 

  • strategic and growth planning
  • innovation management
  • commercialisation
  • cyber resilience
  • digital transformation
  • science and technology.

Stephen has been a small business owner and built an IP portfolio that achieved multiple rounds of venture capital. His experience includes working for Australian business, government and the tertiary education sector. He has also worked for foreign companies, like IBM Global Services and Microsoft (Redmond). He also has experience applying many capability maturity frameworks.

Stephen has a Master of Science from Carnegie Mellon University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.